What is Federal Work-Study?
The Federal Work-Study program provides part-time employment to students with financial aid eligibility. Your eligibility depends on your financial need, the other types of aid you receive, and the availability of work-study funds and positions.
How do I know if I am eligible?
You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate academic year. In addition to completing your FAFSA, you must:
- Have a completed and current FAFSA on file
- Student must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) according to SCTC’s SAP Policy and
- Student must be in good standing (not on academic probation or suspension).
What are the benefits of work-study?
The program offers:
- A chance to enhance your work experience
- A pleasant work environment
- An opportunity to develop your interpersonal skill
- You have the convenience of having a job on or near the campus
- You have the ability arrange your work schedule around your classes
- Unlike loans, work-study funds do not have to be repaid
- The ability to earn supplemental income
How to apply:
- Visit the Southern Crescent Technical College Employment page
- Click on Application Policy Procedures
- Create a profile to submit an application
- Review job posting under Student Employment for a job that meets your needs
- Apply for position(s) of your choosing
- Submit a copy of your resume
Things to know:
- You can work up to 15 hours per week only
- You are unable to work during semester breaks
- You are expected to practice good work ethics
- You are paid on the last business day each month through direct deposit
- Your pay is based on the number of hours you work.
- You earn $8 per hour.
- Your monthly Work Study pay request must be submitted by the 15th of each month
- Your late submission of pay request will be paid on the next month pay cycle
For more information, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 770-228-7368.